Monday, August 27, 2012

Weighty Issue


There has been a lack of Fit Friday! posts. I have still been weighing in weekly but the number is not even moving. I was very surprised considering I was working out (intensely!) and tracking everything I ate on Fitness Pal the last few weeks.

Part of me always thought the scale was flat our wrong. I didn’t really weigh the number that the scale was saying I weighed. That was a weight I hadn’t been since I had gotten married and put on the “happy weight.” It just couldn’t be true. I was in denial UNTIL I had to take a business trip to Chicago last week. I had to wear business attire which I hadn’t worn in years. My work atmosphere is super casual and I wear jeans and flip flops to work every day and it is definitely a perk to the job.

I was in my closet trying on clothes I had worn two years ago at my old job every day. Clothes that were comfortable, cute, and even a bit baggy on me. I could barely button the black pants and my blouses were barely staying buttoned. YIKES.

This was a major wake-up call. I need to get back to my goal weight and maintain it in a healthy manner that I can continue for a lifetime. I cannot keep gaining and losing, gaining and losing.

Enter P90X. I’m doing it. I’m committed. IT. IS. ON. I need the motivation, I need the guidance. I need the change. I’m excited and I’m scared, but I know if I want to see change I cannot keep doing what I have always done. I need to change it up.

This isn’t a complaining post or anything of the sort. I know my portions can be too big and I can overindulge on the weekends more than I should. I know that I don’t eat enough veggies or fruits. I know this is my fault and my responsibility to get back to where I want to be. I’m willing to put in the work and I’m excited to see what happens.

I want to be in the best shape of my life at 30 and this is the best way for me to get there. Wish me luck and get ready for updates and please keep me accountable.











10 comments:

Mrs EyeCanSee said...

Good luck girl! You can do it!

Erin said...

Good Luck! My husband and I just completed it about two months ago. You'll form a love/hate relationship with it! ;)

Elizabeth said...

Good luck!!
I need to whip myself into shape after this weekend at the beach. I'm thinking I may try Insanity but don't know if I can handle it...

Anne said...

you can do it Lindsey! that is so frustrating when clothes are snug :( good luck, I know you can stick to it, you have amazing willpower!

Lauren said...

good luck girl! I know you can do it...and loose fitting clothes will definitely be worth it!

Megg Joosten said...

You totally got this. Sometimes we all need a wake-up call to push us back in the right direction. If you want more encouragement, I'm library_fiend on MFP :) I've found the support there to be really helpful and, well, supporting, haha. :)

Adrienne said...

LOVE P90x. Don't give up! And make sure to adjust your calories for the crazy days... ahem, plyometrics.

Have fun with Tony the Terrible...

Anonymous said...

Don't be so insecure...you really need to believe in yourself! Seriously, stop embracing being so naive, live, love and enjoy life in moderation, not insecurity.

Shanny said...

Awesome! Good luck and have fun, I know you can do it!

Southern Roots and Combat Boots said...

I love P90X!!! I'm also on My Fitness Pal doing INSANITY if you'd like to look me up! grabbin_life84 is my i.d :) You can do this!!!